I got the chance to harvest the stevia the other day. It was really bright and sunny when I woke up, so I broke off the stems and hung them in the window.
I read that it's best for them to take a day or less to dry in the sun. But these took a couple days.
When they were nice and crispy I tore off the leaves.
And packed them in jars.
They're really, really sweet. I just nibbled a corner and it was almost overwhelming. It didn't have any of that overcooked broccoli taste the other stuff ended up with either. Yay! I think they'll be nice for sweetening tea.